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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Fitting that Dom Capers, the first head coach of the Carolina Panthers, will be Kevin Greene's presenter next week when Greene is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Capers,with his 3-4 zone blitz scheme, was instrumental in Greene's career as a player at Pittsburgh and Carolina. He was instrumental in Greene's career as an assistant coach at Green Bay.

Should the NFL follow the CFL's lead?

Mike Golic hopes the NFL does not follow the CFL's lead by allowing coaches to be able to speak to their QBs while the play is happening: "I think it's a horrific idea."


Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Brett Favre on his wife, Deanna, presenting him for the Hall of Fame: "Deanna is the best teammate I've ever had. She has been by my side throughout this journey and I'm so excited that she gets to play such an important role for me." According to the Hall of Fame, the only other wife to serve as a presenter was Kim Singletary for her husband Mike in 1998. "Serving as Brett's presenter is a great honor," Deanna said. "I am thrilled to be able share this special moment in time with him."

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Deanna Favre, Brett's wife, will be his presenter for the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony. Favre said last week that his father, Irvin, would have done it if he were alive. Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers will present Kevin Greene.

Bob Holtzman ESPN 

The Colts are determined to keep Andrew Luck healthy. He practiced sliding during OTAs, but offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski tells me convincing Luck to slide is still a work in progress. Chudzinski compared Luck to a QB he coached at the U of Miami years ago: Hall of Famer Jim Kelly. Chud said Kelly was a high school linebacker and that Luck plays the same way. Interesting comparison.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have unveiled a free kids club called "Bucs Squad" to get younger fans involved. Members get exclusive access to Thursday's training camp practice. There will also be 2,000 free tickets given away for the Aug. 16 preseason game against the Browns.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Eddie Lacy and the running backs getting some post-practice with in on the JUGS machine.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

Colts WR Donte Moncrief sporting, well, some Donte Moncrief socks the first day of training camp.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Bengals owner and president Mike Brown repeats what's become an annual message: "We know we still have to take the next step."

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

The NFL season has officially arrived to Cincinnati. Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is in place for annual pre-training camp media day.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

A two-hour and 18-minute first practice ends with Jared Abbrederis making a deep grab for a touchdown. QBs and receivers had a good first day without pads.

Vaughn McClure ESPN Staff Writer 

Brian Urlacher on whether Devin Hester is a Hall of Famer: "100 percent."